Singapore 2013: #03 Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve, Part 1: Environment

Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Tracks of a bird (and possibly a crab).

Tracks of a bird (and possibly a crab).

A young mangrove tree

A young mangrove tree

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Mount Tomah Botanic Garden (2013)

Sunday, 10 March 2013
Little wattlebird Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

If you’re making your annual trip to the “Plants With Bite” Display and Fair at the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, you really should take some time to walk through the gardens as well, especially if the weather is good. The place is beautifully maintained and full of interesting plants and wildlife.

These photos are the result of an hour’s walk-and-stalk. Weather: warm and very slightly hazy, with high cloud and bright sunlight.

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There is something in my garden, and it is eating

Sunday, 13 January 2013

Roma/Cherry tomato hybrid

This is the last remaining ripe tomato on my plant this morning. Yesterday: approximately 10 ripe and ripening tomatoes. Today: 1.

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Road trip with lighthouses #2: Coffs Harbour and surrounds

Monday, 15 October 2012

Smoky Cape Lighthouse, Hat Head National Park

10 October 2012

We started off early for Coffs Harbour, with a side trip to South West Rocks and the Smoky Cape Lighthouse.

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“Plants With Bite” 2012, Mount Tomah

Monday, 14 May 2012

Cephalotus follicularis

This year’s Plants With Bite show at Mount Tomah took place, if I remember correctly, in the first two weeks of March.

The lovely four-year-old seed-grown Cephalotus follicularis above was sold within half an hour of being put on display. I should know; I bought it.

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Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Bobbin Head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is part of the Hawkesbury River system and in fact is where the Hawkesbury meets the sea. These photos are from a short day trip I made to this location.

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Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Honey bee (Apis mellifera)

Today’s post is brought to you by the colour yellow.

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